Financial Planning Associate

Cincinnati, Ohio
Salary commensurate with experience
Oct 08, 2020
Nov 07, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Entry Level
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification

The Financial Planning Associate supports and works closely with our Financial Planning-focused Wealth Advisors, performing a variety of tasks with a focus on financial planning.

Position Responsibilities

  • With Advisor oversight, gather and organize data, prepare financial plans, run scenarios, income projections, and portfolio projections; prepare presentations and discuss results with Advisor.
  • Attend planning prep presentation meetings with Advisors.
  • Coordinate annual review of plans with Advisors.
  • Assist in developing and presenting new Financial Planning topics and materials to all Advisors.
  • Research new ideas and tools to define and enhance our financial planning practice.
  • Assist Advisors with managing client relationships.
    • Interface with clients under direction of Advisors via telephone and email, providing them with assistance regarding their accounts.
  • Accompany Advisors to client meetings to review financial plans and accounts in a supporting and learning role.
  • Accompany Advisors to prospect meetings in a supporting and learning role.
  • Assist Advisors in constructing portfolios according to client investment policy statement and firm policies.
  • Manage centralized trading and monitoring process for identified accounts.
  • Assist Advisors in monitoring asset allocation and cash balances relative to target asset allocation.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field.
  • 3+ Years of relevant experience in the financial services/investment advisory industry.
  • Certified Financial Planner® designation or in the process of obtaining within the next one – two years.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience with CRM, portfolio management and documentation management software.
  • Working knowledge of eMoney planning software.
  • Working knowledge of Bloomberg.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to work successfully in an entrepreneurial, small company environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency and familiarity with mathematical and statistical concepts.
  • Collaborative and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and deadlines.
  • Critical thinking skills.
  • Committed to providing superior client service.